A Trick of Time

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When Malice’s younger sister Antipathy-Rose finds a sphere of solid Amber in one of the swag rooms at Malignant House, and bites right through it, she unwittingly unleashes a world of trouble. Trapped within the Amber sphere is Maniacal Malign’s time-stopping pocket watch.

ISBN: 9780702304415 Author: Jennings, Jenni Publisher: Scholastic Publication Date: 2nd September 2021 Imprint: Scholastic Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: 204 Language: English Edition: Paperback original Readership: Ages 5-12 / Code: B Category: Subjects: , , , ,

 

Prepare yourself for even more mischief than before with this gorgeously gothic series!

Malice Morbid Malign isn’t like the rest of her family. 

But when her younger sister Antipathy-Rose finds a sphere of solid Amber in one of the forbidden swag rooms at Malignant House, and bites right through it, she unwittingly unleashes a world of trouble. Trapped within the Amber sphere is Maniacal Malign’s time-stopping pocket watch. 

Maniacal Malign had been in exile for several centuries but the moment Antipathy-Rose’s gnashers crack the Amber, he is summoned back to monstrous action. Malice, Uncle Vex and Seth find themselves on a time-sensitive mission, as they race to retrieve the pocket watch, whilst unravelling Maniacal’s malevolent mischief along the way. 

  • The perfect next read for Amelia Fang fans.
  • An ideal gift for readers for Halloween and beyond. 
  • This funny, warm-hearted, spooky series – stunningly illustrated by Hannah Peck, and beautifully packaged – will delight and enchant middle-grade readers aged 8+.

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